Shatrughan Sinha has congratulated Manushi Chhillar, who has won the Miss World 2017 title.
Shatrughan tweeted: “Will also be a highly appreciated gesture on behalf of the nation as we congratulate our young, medico family girl and world beauty queen Manushi Chhillar. Manushi…You have made us all proud! Jai Hind!”
She is the sixth Indian to win the title and the first since Priyanka Chopra won the crown in 2000.
She competed against 108 contestants from various countries at the pageant.
Manushi Chhillar, born to doctor parents from Haryana, studied at St Thomas School in Delhi and Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat.